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Lavender Cottage

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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A welcoming, cosy and comfortable cottage for two - a relaxing countryside retreat for two. Lavender Cottage is situated next to the Owners' home down a quiet country lane in the middle of the Sussex countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Lavender Cottage includes free parking for one vehicle - this being on the driveway to the Owners' home. Lavender Cottage has its own private front court yard with table, chairs and parasol. This is a relaxing space to sit outside and listen to the birds singing in the woods on the other side of the lane. A barbecue can be supplied on request. Inside Lavender Cottage you will find an open plan living space with comfy sofa, chunky painted reclaimed wood furniture, soft lighting, TV, DVD player, DVD library, games console and video gam...A welcoming, cosy and comfortable cottage for two - a relaxing countryside retreat for two. Lavender Cottage is situated next to the Owners' home down a quiet country lane in the middle of the Sussex countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Lavender Cottage includes free parking for one vehicle - this being on the driveway to the Owners' home. Lavender Cottage has its own private front court yard with table, chairs and parasol. This is a relaxing space to sit outside and listen to the birds singing in the woods on the other side of the lane. A barbecue can be supplied on request. Inside Lavender Cottage you will find an open plan living space with comfy sofa, chunky painted reclaimed wood furniture, soft lighting, TV, DVD player, DVD library, games console and video games, a selection of board games, books and magazines to help you unwind in the evening. The dining table seats four, and the kitchen comes fully equipped with everything you will need during your stay. This includes an electric oven, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle and blender. The bedroom has a comfy double bed with spring coil mattress and memory foam top, plus wardrobe and drawers for storing your items. The bedroom houses a DAB Radio with USB and bluetooth for you to play your own music. The bedroom leads to the bathroom, which has a full bath and over head power shower, heated towel rail and storage space. All bedding and towels are supplied. Lavender Cottage is equipped with a vacuum cleaner, iron and ironing board and clothes airer. There is no washing machine in Lavender Cottage, however the Owners' offer a laundry service charged at £5 per wash, and £5 per tumble dry. A car is essential due to the rural location. Brantridge Lane is a quiet lane in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in lovely West Sussex countryside. Lavender Cottage is surrounded by fields and woodland. A minute walk down the road takes you to the entrance of Brantridge Park, a former Royal home to one of Queen Victoria's daughters, and great granddaughters. There are plenty of deer, pheasants and horses roaming nearby. You'll hear beautiful bird songs and may see buzzards flying overhead. The area is home to lots of wildlife. Nearest shops - 5 mins drive Nearest pubs - 5 mins drive Lavender Cottage is close to some great National Trust properties, including Nymans Gardens, Wakehurst Place and Standen House. There are lots of other beautiful places to visit such as High Beeches Gardens and Borde Hill Gardens. There are public footpaths to explore nearby; walking routes are provided in the Cottage Welcome Pack. The area is also good for cycling. There are small convenience shops in the nearby villages of Handcross and Balcombe. Sainsburys, Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets are approximately 20 minutes drive away. Lavender Cottage is 35 minutes drive from Brighton, with its beaches, famous pier and excellent shopping and eating places. The historic town of Horsham is about 20 minutes drive from Lavender Cottage. Less than 5 minutes walk down from Lavender Cottage is the Wings Museum. It takes about 40 minutes to travel to London Victoria from Balcombe train station. Lavender Cottage is easily accessible to the motorway and Gatwick Airport which is less than 30 minutes by car.More
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Katie W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:September 2015
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

This is a delightful cottage which is very clean and well presented.Excellent instructions and welcome pack.Large ,quality towels are provided which is not always the case and the enclosed patio is great for sunny al fresco dining .Quiet but near to great National Trust houses...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank BandCtravellers
MargaritaSussex, VR Owner at Lavender Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Hi Barbara, thank you for your lovely review of Brantridge Cottage. We are pleased you enjoyed your holiday.

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Great location. Good base for visiting Brighton by train from Balcombe Station. We also went on the Bluebell Railway and walked around the gardens at Wakehurst Place. Lovely countryside, although we didn't get out for any walks due to the weather. Some nice pubs around...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Alison T
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Tranquil setting for a short break in spring . I was nature trailing and this location was ideal centrally for my excursions to some of sussex ' wildlife hotspots. Clean functional cosy lodgings and all facilities catered for. Nice touch with the welcomepack.. Thanks Kate...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank chrisgillard1961
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Loved staying here, the self contained cottage has everything you could need and set in the most beautiful Sussex countryside. I only stayed 2 days but could stay longer, and would love to return. The guest book is packed with great reviews in the cottage....More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank mustloveboxers
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We spend our holidays in a lovely cottage in Sussex, the Lavender cottage in Balcombe. Apart from the weather, our stay was perfect. The cottage was well furnished and had much living space. The environment nice and many gardens and pubs to visit. In short...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Jandebruin36
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
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Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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